The Board of Control for Cricket in India will choose the Indian team’s next coach later today. And if things go as per plan, it should be Dav Whatmore, the former Sri Lankan and Bangladesh coach. Unless, of course…
Unless, of course, Sharad Pawar and his wise advisors go by Sunil Gavaskar‘s almost xenophobic opposition to all things foreign, include a foreign successor for Greg Chappell, and opt for an Indian, which the team isn’t looking forward to.
Speaking of which, Cyrus Broacha—the MTV veejay who cut his television teeth on Gavaskar’s Professional Management Group’s initial television ventures—had a pertinent question on his weekly The Week That Wasn’t show on CNN-IBN last night.
“If Gavaskar hates foreign coaches so much, why does he work for a foreign channel?”